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Table of Contents Introduction.................................................................................................................1 Chicago Jewish Day School..................................................................................................... 2

Our Mission........................................................................................................2 Our Vision...........................................................................................................2 Educational Philosophy Statement........................................................................................ 4 Developmental Overview....................................................................................................... 7

Philosophy...........................................................................................................7 Description of 10-Year-Olds and 11-Year-Olds....................................................7 Social and Emotional Development.....................................................................7 Curricular Highlights.............................................................................................................. 9

Experiential Learning..........................................................................................9 Integration...........................................................................................................9 Grade Five Theme and Highlights.......................................................................9 The City as Our Classroom............................................................................... 10 Academic Curriculum............................................................................................................ 11

Language Arts................................................................................................... 11 Portrait of a Literate Individual.......................................................................... 12 Hebrew and Judaic Studies................................................................................ 30 Mathematics...................................................................................................... 33 Social Sciences................................................................................................... 38 Science...............................................................................................................40 Fine Arts, Physical Education, and Health......................................................... 41 Technology........................................................................................................44

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CJDS Grade Five Program of Studies  

The theme of Grade Five is Marking Distinction, Havdalah. The Torah teaches that God created the world by making distinctions- first between...

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